Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
developing regarding lance armstrong, the new embarrassment he faces this morning. >> and a sad hoax coming up, the story behind a star college football player and his dead girlfriend who never live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, on this thursday. thank you for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> another cold start to the morning and also a "spare the air" day, right, mike? >> it; our fifth of the winter season. everyone is doing a good job because we have not exceeded health standards during the first four "spare the air" days. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is outside. still under high pressure. still under sinking air. santa rosa is half a mile visibility and with the moisture in the area black ice is possible on bridges and overpasses. mid-30's to upper 30's around the bay shore, to san francisco and half moon bay in the mid-40's. a lot of sunshine this afternoon, upper 50's to low 60's. >> capital expressway southbound at 680 emergency crews are tending to injuries there, and we have road work still eastbound dumbarton until 6:00 but not affecting
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
is stripping lance armstrong of his olympic medal. armstrong won a bronze medal during the 2000 summer games in australia. the bike-racing star spent more than ten years strongly denying he ever used performance- enhancing drugs. but armstrong finally comes clean in a tv interview with opa winfrey airing tonight. >>> secretary of state, hillary clinton is set to testify before a senate panel next wednesday. we had already heard she will testify before the foreign affairs committee that same day. secretary clinton will be asked about the deadly september attack on the us consulate in benghazi. the head of the fbi is in tripoli, libya this morning. director robert mueller is getting an update into the investigation of last year's killing of chris stevens from the bay area and three other americans in the city of benghazi. there's been little news of progress in that investigation so far. >>> berkeley police searching for a bank robber. he robbed mechanic's bank on solano avenue shortly after it opened for business. police say he got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. no within was hurt.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
hostage. >>> new this morning, the ioc stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 sidney olympics because of his involvement in doping. officials close to the decision say the committee sent a letter to armstrong asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview with oprah in which he reportedly admits to doping is scheduled to air tonight. >>> sports world buzzing about monti te'o. a tweet says everything will be explained at noon today. >>> it's not clear this morning whether te'o knew his online love wasn't a real person. >> scott mcgrew says fake people are all over the internet. >> a huge problem for internet companies. not just fake nigerian bankers looking for money or fake girlfriends but entire fake accounts on services like facebook where more than 80 million accounts may not be real people. that's facebook's own estimates. that's the population of egypt. fake profiles are a problem. they mislead twiadvertisers int thinking people are paying more attention to products than they are. >>> you remember last week we were talking about a new offer from walmart.
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
the influence of gun lobbyists. >>> new this morning, the international committee is stripping lance armstrong of his title and the bike racing star spend years sprungly -- strongly denying he ever took performance enhancing drugs. he came clean in an interview with oprah whimphrey which airs tonight. >>> he is the victim of a sick joke. last year the linebacker announced he was inspired from a girlfriend who died of leukemia in but they now say it was all a hoax. he forged a fake name and conspired with others to trick him into believing she died tragically. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand. >> a sports website which broke the story reports that a friend of his couldn't connected the girlfriend and that he continued with the hoax to further his image. >>> the oakland museum of california wants you to see an artifact stolen this month. reportedly this is worth $800,000. the box was stolen on january 7th. it was probably the other guy who stole gold items and they are offering a $12,000 reward in the most recent theft. >>>
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm PST
where u.s. ambassador chris sister stevens and three others were killed. >>> lance armstrong's fall from grace is not over yet. the ioc has stripped the champion of the bronze medal he won at the 2000 olympic games in sydney australia. this is ahead of word that he will be expected to admit to using performance enhancing drugs. >>> and american airlines has its first facelift in more than 40 years. the carrier unveiled a new red, white, and blue logo in an updated eagle motive. it is trading its polished exterior for a new red white and blue paint job. the new look will stay. have you ever wanted a little cash from the atm but you couldn't get it because it only had big bills? machines that pay to the dollar are popping up around the country. chase rolled out up to 400 of these machines dispensing denominations as low as 1s and 5s over the past 18 months and pnc has switched out thousands of its atms and plans for all of the atms nationwide to be spitting out these smaller bills by the end of the summer. if you want $7, you can have $7. you don't have to have
Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
." >> some other headlines make news as you head out the door on this thursday. lance armstrong trying to make amends for doping. cbs reports the cyclist offered to give $5 million to the federal government for allegedly defrauding the u.s. postal service because of doping. but the department of justice has rejected his offer calling it inadequate as the post office sponsored his team for $30 million and he's offering $5 million. he also offered to be a cooperating witness in a federal investigation but doj apparently not interested in that offer either. >> bill: you know, he's struggling man to try to -- for everybody to embrace him. forget about it. he'll get a job flipping burgers somewhere. >> a big part of this that hasn't been talked about not only did he lie and he was deceitful, he was a giant jerk throughout the whole process. he was just a total you know what and so now he's coming back all humble, treating people like garbage. now that he's trying to be humble, screw you pal you had your chance. >> bill: total terd. >> his interview with oprah is tonight. miss alabama has a